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1929 Cleveland Indians

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1928 / 1930

81-71, Finished 3rd in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Roger Peckinpaugh (81-71)
Scored 717 runs, Allowed 736 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 74-78

Ballparks: League Park II · Attendance: 536,210 (4th of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 103, Pitching - 104 · one-year: Batting - 100, Pitching - 100


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1928 / 1930 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
Earl Averill HOF 27 L R 5' 9" 172 May 21, 1902 1st 152 152 152 152 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 152 0 152 0 0 4.2 $4,800
Clint Brown 25 L R 6' 1" 190 Jul 8, 1903 2 3 1 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Johnny Burnett 24 L R 5' 11" 175 Nov 1, 1904 3 19 8 19 17 0 0 0 8 0 10 0 0 0 0 1 1 -0.3 $3,300
Bibb Falk 30 L L 6' 0" 175 Jan 27, 1899 10 125 111 125 120 0 0 0 0 0 0 59 0 62 120 5 0 2.3 $10,000
Wes Ferrell 21 R R 6' 2" 195 Feb 2, 1908 3 47 25 47 43 43 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 6.6
Lew Fonseca 30 R R 5' 10" 180 Jan 21, 1899 8 148 147 148 147 0 0 147 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.5 $7,500
Ray Gardner 27 R R 5' 8" 145 Oct 25, 1901 1st 82 77 82 82 0 0 0 0 0 82 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.0
George Grant 26 R R 5' 11" 175 Jan 6, 1903 6 12 0 12 12 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.0 $5,000
Mel Harder 19 R R 6' 1" 195 Oct 15, 1909 2 11 0 11 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3
Grover Hartley 40 R R 5' 11" 175 Jul 2, 1888 12 24 3 24 13 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 0.0
Joe Hauser 30 L L 5' 10" 175 Jan 12, 1899 6 37 5 37 8 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 29 0 0.2 $6,000
Johnny Hodapp 23 R R 6' 0" 185 Sep 26, 1905 5 90 70 90 72 0 0 0 72 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 0 2.1 $7,000
Ken Holloway 31 R R 6' 0" 185 Aug 8, 1897 8 25 11 25 25 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.7
Willis Hudlin 23 R R 6' 0" 190 May 23, 1906 4 40 33 40 40 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.3
Charlie Jamieson 36 L L 5' 8" 165 Feb 7, 1893 15 102 92 102 93 0 0 0 0 0 0 93 0 0 93 7 2 0.2 $10,500
Dan Jessee 28 L R 5' 10" 165 Feb 22, 1901 1st 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
Carl Lind 25 R R 6' 0" 160 Sep 19, 1903 3 66 63 66 65 0 0 0 64 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 -1.4
Johnny Miljus 34 R R 6' 1" 178 Jun 30, 1895 7 34 15 34 34 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.4
Jake Miller 31 L L 6' 2" 170 Feb 28, 1898 6 29 29 29 29 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.6
Jim Moore 25 R R 6' 0" 165 Dec 14, 1903 2 2 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2 $3,000
Ed Morgan 25 R R 6' 0" 180 May 22, 1904 2 93 79 93 80 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 79 80 13 0 0.9 $5,000
Glenn Myatt 31 L R 5' 11" 165 Jul 9, 1897 9 59 26 59 41 0 41 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 3 -0.5 $7,000
Dick Porter 27 L R 5' 10" 170 Dec 30, 1901 1st 71 41 71 48 0 0 0 20 0 0 4 0 24 28 23 0 0.9 $6,000
Joe Sewell HOF 30 L R 5' 6" 155 Oct 9, 1898 10 152 152 152 152 0 0 0 0 152 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.4 $14,500
Luke Sewell 28 R R 5' 9" 160 Jan 5, 1901 9 124 123 124 124 0 124 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.3 $12,500
Joe Shaute 29 L L 6' 0" 190 Aug 1, 1899 8 26 24 26 26 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.0 $8,500
Milt Shoffner 23 L L 6' 1" 184 Nov 13, 1905 1st 11 3 11 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 $2,700
Jackie Tavener 31 L R 5' 5" 138 Dec 27, 1897 6 91 67 91 88 0 0 0 0 0 88 0 0 0 0 0 3 -0.1
Jimmy Zinn 34 L R 6' 0" 195 Jan 21, 1895 5 20 11 20 18 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0.9
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

1928 / 1930 Roster (40-man)